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  • Several Hundreds March In "Die-In" Protest In New Haven; Solidarity March Planned For Hartford

    Several Hundreds March In "Die-In" Protest In New Haven; Solidarity March Planned For Hartford
    A hush fell over parts of downtown New Haven shortly after noon on Friday as several hundred protesters marched hand-in-hand and in silence to the court house to protest incidents in Ferguson and Staten Island, where police killed black men, and Cleveland...
  • Mo'ne Davis makes varsity hoops team as eighth grader

    Last week, it was the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York. Thursday, it was the national Christmas tree lighting in Washington. The next stop for Mo'ne Davis, Little League baseball star and University of Connecticut women's basketball wannabe,...
  • 100th Yearbook Edition Includes Special Section On High School's Past

    Students on the Manchester High School yearbook staff are working to complete the 100th edition of the school's "Somanhis" yearbook. While most students don't start to think of the yearbook until the end of the school year, the class of students who...
  • Trinity College Submits Winning Bid For Constitution Plaza Building

    Trinity College Submits Winning Bid For Constitution Plaza Building
    HARTFORD — Trinity College has committed $2 million to buy the former Travelers Education Center on Constitution Plaza, the latest move by a college to establish a presence downtown. Trinity was the winning bidder in a three-day online auction...
  • Regents President Blames Himself For Harsh Faculty Criticism

    Regents President Blames Himself For Harsh Faculty Criticism
    HARTFORD — Board of Regents President Gregory Gray blames himself for what he sees as misunderstandings about his signature transformative plan for the state's largest public university and college system. In a lengthy interview last week, Gray...
  • State Colleges Need Resources — Not Transformation

    State Colleges Need Resources — Not Transformation
    I have been teaching a long time, so I felt I was past "firsts." Then, I received my first letter from prison. I had this student a few semesters ago in a developmental reading and writing class, and he was very upfront about the electronic monitoring...
  • Judges Send Chill Through First Amendment

    Judges Send Chill Through First Amendment
    The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution — part of our Bill of Rights — guarantees, among other things, that our government will not abridge the freedom of the press. Yet recently, two veteran Connecticut Superior Court judges said that...
  • Rockville's Hasty signs with UConn

    Rockville High School senior Haley Hasty has decided to continue her outstanding running career here in Connecticut, and signed her letter of intent to run cross-country and track at the University of Connecticut beginning next year. Hasty's signing...
  • Being Grateful For Non-Material Riches

    Being Grateful For Non-Material Riches
    "I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual. It is surprising how contented one can be with nothing definite — only a sense of existence. ... O how I laugh when I think of my vague indefinite riches. No run on my bank can...
  • Christmas Film Based On Wally Lamb's 'Wishin and Hopin'' Gets Local Screenings

    Christmas Film Based On Wally Lamb's 'Wishin and Hopin'' Gets Local Screenings
    Three Rivers, Conn., is coming alive on the big screen. The fictional town, which is the setting for the bestselling novels of Mansfield resident Wally Lamb, looks a lot like Norwich. As well it should. "Three Rivers" is the make-believe stand-in for...
  • Hartford Library Celebration Launching 'Hartford Through Time'

    Hartford Library Celebration Launching  'Hartford Through Time'
    A free celebration at the Hartford Public Library will launch "Hartford Through Time" ($22.95), a book published by the library's Hartford History Center. The launch party will be held Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Center, 500 Main St., Hartford....